The Un-Sugar Coated Truth About Sugar

If you haven’t seen the documentary, Fed Up, you should. It examines the roots of obesity in America – ultimately blaming sugar – and offers some staggering statistics related to sugar consumption in the United States. From 1977 to 2000, Americans have doubled their dietary sugar intake. In 1980 the number of documented type two… Read more »

How Meal Replacement Can Work For You

Meal replacement shakes and drinks have been around for a long time. They are typically marketed toward those wanting to build muscle and lose weight. But just like with any diet or major lifestyle change, it is important to do your research and determine if it’s the right choice for you. Weight Loss Researchers at… Read more »

Probiotics for Weight Loss

A recent study has some encouraging news when it comes to the use of probiotics and weight loss. The research is still in its infancy, but it is stimulating an important look into the relationship between weight and gut health. Previous research has linked obesity and diabetes to imbalances in the microbiome, which is made… Read more »

Avoid the Summer Slump

When summer started, you may have had grand plans of upping the ante of your exercise routine. More daylight hours, nice weather and the vision of a beach-ready body were all the motivation you needed to get out there. But now that summer is full swing, it might feel like your motivation is rapidly dwindling… Read more »

Four Tips for Summer Weight Loss

Swimsuit season is here, and for many of us that means no longer being able to hide those extra pounds beneath a chunky sweater. Fortunately, there are some small and easy lifestyle adjustments that can quickly help you achieve your weight loss goals. Here are four ways to slim down for swimsuit season. The best… Read more »

Simple Summer Foods for Weight Loss

There is something about summer that makes people want to eat healthy and lose weight.  Maybe it feels easier in the  warm summer months to make healthy choices.  Maybe it’s because fresh, local produce is more abundant.  Maybe you’re a little more self conscious in shorts and swim suits.  Whatever your motivation, it doesn’t have… Read more »

Why Steady Cardio Doesn’t Equal Weight Loss

When a man says he wants to lose some weight, chances are the first thing he’ll do is go for a run or hit the treadmill. A lot of men believe that cardio equals weight loss. But most guys are going about it all wrong. Cardio is about conditioning – you’re conditioning your body to… Read more »

What NOT to Pack on a Picnic

Who doesn’t love spreading a blanket in the great outdoors and enjoying a delicious meal? Picnics evolved from the elaborate traditions of outdoor feasts enjoyed by the wealthy. In Europe during the 14th century, the earliest picnics were medieval hunting feasts in England. Renaissance-era country banquets, and Victorian garden parties lay the foundation for today…. Read more »

Women’s Summer Weight Loss Tips

Swimsuit season is coming and you might want to shed a few pounds. But a crash diet isn’t the answer. You need to be smart about weight loss so that it lasts. Here are six healthy summer weight loss tips. You can thank us later. Change your coffee order – If your barista knows you… Read more »

A Protein Shake to Achieve Your Weight Loss Goals

Not only does our society continue to grow in terms of population numbers, we are also expanding in the sheer size of our waistlines. Why are we getting so much bigger? Why does this trend seem unable to slow down? These are the types of questions that experts are still trying to find the answers… Read more »